This 4 Days (3 Nights) Gorilla Safari allows you to track mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Travel to Bwindi Forest National Park, home to almost half of the remaining mountain gorillas. After the gorilla trek, travel to Lake Bunyonyi, one of the most scenic places in Uganda. Enjoy sightseeing and a boat ride on the lake. It is a very interesting that you should not miss this.
The safari starts and ends from Kampala
Day 1: Kampala - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
In the morning after your early breakfast, your driver who doubles as your guide . Drive to the South western part of the country to Bwindi Forest national park for Gorilla Tracking. Bwindi Forest hosts around 420 mountain Gorillas half of the world’s surviving Mountain Gorillas, In Bwindi there are 6 Gorilla families that have been habituated for gorilla Tracking, You will drive through the Ankole Region, will have a stopover in Mbarara town thereafter continue to Bwindi forest national park, arrival will be in the evening check in at Buhoma Lodge for Luxury, Kitandara Tented Camp for Upmarket and Buhoma community Camp for Middle and Budget options, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Gorilla Tracking
1In the morning after breakfast and with your packed lunch will be driven to the park headquarters for briefing and allocation of guide before starting on this life time adventure, Registration and believing starts at 0745 local time and at 08.30 start on the adventure. Time taken while tracking gorillas ranges from a few hours to a whole day depending on the movement of these gentle giants, have awesome time with these gorillas for an hour when you meet, after you have enjoyed this time, taking photographs you will be directed and will trace back to your starting point thereafter will meet your guide who will drive you to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Before you come for Gorilla tracking prepare your jungle shoes suitable for steep muddy slopes and carry rain jackets because the forest is a tropical forest thus you cannot rule out the fact that it can shower any time in the day, thus you need this jacket to protect your equipment like cameras for example, carry sunscreen lotion and insect repellant.
Day 3: Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi
In the morning after breakfast will take a guided village tour where you will be able to meet the communities doing their community work, visit the medicine men, the local breweries, its highly recommended that when you visit the park for Gorilla tracking take time to visit and support these local communities because these people need to be supported in all kinds possible to help in conserving the forest. After this village walk will return to your lodge for lunch, After lunch will depart this beautiful area of the country and transfer to Kabale and continue to overnight at lake Bunyonyi, heritage lodge, Bunyonyi lodge, Acadia Cottages, or at Overland Resort.
Day 4: Lake Bunyonyi back to Kampala
After breakfast, travel back to Kampala with enroute lunch at Mbarara. Drop off at Kampala or Entebbe.
End of Safari